Julie joined the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation in September 2014 as General Counsel and Vice-President of Legal. Previously, she held the position of Executive Director and Associate General Counsel at NIBR in Cambridge, Massachusetts, specializing in employment matters. Prior to joining Novartis in 2010, Julie worked in-house at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Boston, a 16-site multi-speciality medical group practice with over 500 physicians. Before moving in-house, Julie worked at a large law firm for six years and for the federal government for five years. She was honored in March 2014 as an “In-House Leader in the Law” by Massachusetts Lawyers’ Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers’ Weekly and New England In-House Journal, for outstanding professional accomplishments and demonstrating innovative and practical business and legal skills.